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Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Former Wellington resident Steff Dewhurst is a fulltime paramedic in Australia. Photo: Facebook via NZ Herald A young Kiwi paramedic working in Melbourne has lifted the lid on the threats and assaults dished out to her from patients she was trying to help.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
The volcano shows no sign of quieting down. Image: Reuters Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Anti-government protesters gather in Bangkok to demand that the military government hold a general election. Image: Reuters Anti-government protesters began marching in Bangkok on Tuesday from a university in the Thai capital to Government House to demand that the military government hold a g...
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
The NZ Transport Agency has issued two flooding warnings for inland Otago today as a blast of wintry weather hits New Zealand.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
homer_tunnel_tues.png The Milford Road closed at 4pm today. Photo: Milford Road Alliance The Milford Road is closed and a car is stuck on the Crown Range Road due to heavy snow this afternoon, while flooding has affected parts of the South as a blast of chilly weather hits.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Defence Minister Ron Mark at Armistice Day commemoration in November. Photo: NZ Herald The New Zealand Defence Force has received an upgrade - its minister has gone from being "disappointed" to being "very disappointed" over release of information about the SAS raid in Afghanistan in 2010,...
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
A car was driven through a fence in a car park this afternoon. Photo: Gregor Richardson A woman was treated by St John after her car crashed through a wooden fence outside a Dunedin childcare centre, falling several feet and striking a pole and a parked car.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
lata.jpg Kasmeer Lata kept her teenage daughter as a sex slave. Photo: NZME. The Solicitor-General is appealing the sentence given to an Auckland mum who kept her teen daughter as a sex slave for nearly two years, and is seeking harsher terms.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Business owners on an Invercargill street were the victims of extensive vandalism on Tuesday morning.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
r4tdlgqi_400x400_1.jpg Peter Dutton. Photo: Twitter Border Force officers have teamed up with state police to hunt 50 people in hiding after overstaying visas they were given to attend the Commonwealth Games.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson is "disappointed" at being found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse but others are "delighted" at his conviction.
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
The cover of this week's Critic - the 'Menstruation Issue' - depicted an cartoon of a naked woman menstruating. Photo: supplied CCTV footage from cameras around the university is being scrutinised after 2000 copies of student magazine Critic Te Arohi were apparently taken fr...
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
Parents Andreia (left) and Marcio Gomes are comforted as they arrive at the inquiry in London. Photo: Reuters Survivors of London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire wept as they listened to a bereaved father pay tribute to his baby son and heard a recording of another victim making his last phone ...
Otago Daily Times | May 22, 2018
davidscottnzme.jpg Kapiti Coast councillor David Scott sits in the dock on day one of his trial for indecent assault. Photo: NZ Herald The GP of a Kapiti councillor standing trial for indecent assault has been asked to measure the length of the accused's penis with a wooden r...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Southland is now believed to be the origin of where Mycoplasma bovis first took hold in New Zealand because this is where the earliest known cases of infection have so far been discovered, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A former police officer, twice acquitted of sexual violation charges, admits sending inappropriate texts to a 13-year-old girl but says he never misled the New Zealand Law Society as he attempts to embark on a career as a defence lawyer.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A fire crew from Willowbank in Dunedin has extinguished a tree fire which was threatening neighbouring powerlines.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
gettyimages-950165528.jpg Steve Hansen: 'I've got concerns about our whole discipline.' Photo: Getty All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has concerns about his squad's discipline ahead of the June tests against France, saying suspended props Joe Moody and Owen Franks n...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Hot lava entering the Pacific Ocean creates deadly white clouds of acid. Image: Reuters Deadly white clouds of acid and fine shards of glass boiled into the sky over Hawaii on Monday as lava from the Kilauea volcano flowed into the ocean, creating a new hazard from a more than two-week erupti...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A young German woman who ignored warnings from other walkers last night sparked a police search and rescue on Roberts Point Track, in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A 22-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after her quad bike rolled at a rural property north of Oamaru yesterday afternoon.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A man, believed to be homeless, has been hit and killed by a rubbish truck in an inner Sydney laneway.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Residents in Dalmore were left without power this evening after a smouldering tree branch was removed from powerlines.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets farmers on a property near Te Awamutu this morning. Photo: NZ Herald Cows will keep being culled for at least a few more days as the Government remains committed to eradicating the M. Bovis disease.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
An artist's impression of Remarkable Park's Toru development where 28 apartments are selling off the plans. Image: Supplied What’s claimed to be Queenstown’s lowest-price new freehold dwellings are on the market.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Petrol prices have surged to their highest levels - at $2.30 a litre for 91 octane fuel at some stations.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
The Roxburgh children's village. Photo: Simon Henderson "We're not giving up yet.''
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Dunedin health professional Venod Skantha accused of murdering Amber-Rose Rush (16) appears in the Dunedin High Court in March. Photo: ODT The Dunedin doctor accused of murdering a 16-year-old girl can now be revealed as 30-year-old Venod Skantha.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A Dunedin cat who got itself into a tight spot this morning has firefighters to thank for its freedom.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
A 27-year-old woman who was glassed in the face in Queenstown on Saturday night received a 4cm cut and needed stitches.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Stephen Woodhead Regional council chairman Stephen Woodhead is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a stroke last week.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Detective Senior Constable Joshua Paroci. Photo: Supplied An Australian man who died while rafting in Queenstown was a Detective Senior Constable with New South Wales Police Force.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Police have arrested a 46-year-old woman after headstones were damaged at a cemetery in Raupunga, in the North Island.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is seen as a hologram opening Techweek'18 at the ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland on Monday morning. Photo: Getty Images Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today joined the elite ranks of Tupac Shakur and Roy Orbison by appearing as a hologram at a public even...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
pakistan_heatwave.jpg A man cools off with a public tap, during a heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organisation said on Tuesday, amid fears the death toll could climb ...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Latest updates to the Severe Weather Warnings just issued. Find the full details at https://t.co/qHyE5zhh6X. ^JL pic.twitter.com/gi35MvAo04— MetService (@MetService) May 21, 2018 The worst of the wild weather is coming with heavy rain, gale-force winds, thunderstorms and even small tornadoes fo...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
'Alien asteroid' moves in Jupiter's orbital path An "alien asteroid" that circles the sun in the giant gas planet Jupiter's orbital path, but hurtling in the opposite direction, is the first-known permanent resident of our solar system that astronomers have concluded originated...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Carlos Namana. Photos via NZ Herald The former partner of slain Mangakino police officer Constable Murray Stretch is "flabbergasted" his killer hasn't been released from prison.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
The Royal wedding did not just make headlines in Commonwealth countries. USA Today takes a look at its impact in the United States.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama sign multi-year deal with Netflix Former US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, have struck a deal to produce films and series for Netflix Inc, the streaming service said on Monday, giving the former firs...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
The Fortune Theatre. PHOTO: ODT FILES The Dunedin — and Otago — theatre community deserve a candid explanation of why the Fortune Theatre has been forced to close, writes Lily Kay Ross.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Dunedin's Lynn St - in the centre of this aerial photo taken on a snowy morning in June 2009 - is a formidable barrier when icy for those wanting to get on to Highgate. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY The weather forecasters would call this a ``disturbed west to southwesterly flow''.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Chris and Erinna Lane with their sons (anti-clockwise from bottom left ) Noah (10), Lachie (8), Theo (6) and Joshua (10) are travelling the country talking about child abuse and making a documentary. PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN When the Lane family arrive in a town in their big yellow bus, the...
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
An 18-year-old University of Otago student has been admitted to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition with meningococcal disease.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Otago Corrections Facility. PHOTO: ODT FILES Do you have what it takes to be Otago's next top prison boss?
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Inquiries are continuing after a 71-year-old woman allegedly hit four pedestrians in Queenstown on Saturday.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
New Zealanders should take ``a good long look in the mirror'' over the need to improve ``highly deficient'' warning labels on alcohol containers, University of Otago researchers say.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
Emeritus Prof Frank Griffin sees alternative foods as a ``wake up'' call for conventional farming.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
New Zealand's estimated gas reserves have been restated early following the Government's decision last month to quit offering any new offshore exploration permits.
Otago Daily Times | May 21, 2018
People who have arrived in New Zealand in recent years appear to be heading home, possibly after completing studies or at the end of their youth working holiday visa.